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Death In Payroll: Dealing With A Final Paycheck

How to handle a deceased employee’s final paycheck It’s a sad fact of business that at some point an employee may pass away while employed with your company. Handling their final paycheck is not as simple as just cutting a check. There is a whole laundry list of action items that have to be completed […]

Achieve Lower Employee Turnover with a PEO

3 Reasons a Professional Employer Organization Boosts Your Company’s Workforce Contending with employee turnover remains one of the leading HR drivers for every business, regardless of size, industry, or profitability. While it’s certainly important to attract top talent to actively help grow your business, it is equally important that you do everything in your power […]

Changing the Workplace Wellness Conversation

It’s time to change the workplace wellness conversation Olivia Curtis, G&A Partners’ wellness specialist, and the manager of its Evolve Wellness Program, recently shared her thoughts on why the way we talk and think about wellness in the workplace should change in an article for the Houston Business Journal. Here are some of the key […]

Making All Work Meaningful

How to Make Your Work More Meaningful Work is no longer about finding a job that pays the bills. Today’s employees want to feel their work has meaning and is purposeful. While some professions – nursing, teaching, law enforcement, etc. – are more widely viewed as being worthwhile than others, virtually any job can be […]

3 Tips For Enhancing Employee Onboarding

Tips for a Better Employee Onboarding Process Only four percent of working Americans qualified for unemployment in 2018. While this was great for the economy, the record-low unemployment rate can be a serious threat to your retention rate because other companies are more willing to pay up to get top talent – and your employees […]

5 Ways a PEO Encourages Productive Performance Evaluations

Improve How You Review and Improve Your Employees’ Work Performance evaluations get a bad rap – especially the dreaded annual review. Employees don’t typically enjoy seeing a year’s worth of work reduced to a checklist or spreadsheet, while management doesn’t like to see their teams so stressed about the process. Even if your company has […]

Tips to Avoiding Workplace Violence

In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have to worry about potential workplace violence. However, modern circumstances have shown that it is better to be prepared for any situation instead of just hoping it won’t happen. Below are tips from G&A experts about what to do when faced with potential violence in your workplace. Implementing a […]

Provide Better Employee Benefits with Outsourced HR

7 Ways a Professional Employer Organization Helps Your Business Care for Employees Your thriving business can benefit from partnering with a full-service Professional Employer Organization (PEO). Not only can a PEO give you back time in your day by taking care of your HR paperwork, but it can also help you save money by lowering […]

7 Tips for Reducing Unemployment Insurance Costs

Strategies for Reducing Your Company’s Unemployment Insurance Costs Unemployment insurance (UI) is a tax paid by employers into a state fund to provide temporary cash benefits to workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own. It is also sometimes considered a hidden cost simply because many employers don’t know how to control these […]

What Does Your Company’s Culture Say About You?

Think about companies like Google, GE, or Southwest Airlines, and you probably get an image in your head. Perhaps the image is of slovenly-dressed techies or colorful aircraft. Whatever comes to mind is more than mere brand image. It’s a visible reflection of the company’s culture. Culture defines a company as innovative and edgy, performance-driven, […]